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The Rams face their first divisional test of the season on Monday Night Football in Week 4, as they head north to take on the 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Kickoff is scheduled for 5:15 p.m. pacific time nationally on ESPN and locally on ABC7.

Ahead of the game, examines 3 Keys to Winning for the Rams, powered by The Wallace Firm:

1. Stop the run

The 88 rushing yards against Denver last week was more of an aberration for San Francisco's ground game, which produced 176 rushing yards in Week 1 and 189 rushing yards in Week 2.

Games like this are why having a veteran presence like linebacker Bobby Wagner in the middle becomes important.

2. Create takeaways

As shown in Week 3, 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is still prone to making costly mistakes. The Rams will need to not only force those turnovers, but also turn them into points in order to come away with a victory on Monday night.

3. Take advantage of banged-up 49ers offensive line

San Francisco will be without starting left tackle Trent Williams, who sustained a high ankle sprain against the Broncos in Week 3. Just how big of an impact was his departure?

According to Next Gen Stats, Garoppolo was pressured on 12.2 percent of his drop backs with Williams on the field. Without Williams on the field, it rose to 21.4 percent.

It will be critical for the Rams' pass rush to take advantage of that.

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